SE2812 : Ha-ha, Longside, Yorkshire Sculpture Park

taken 7 years ago, near to West Bretton, Wakefield, Great Britain

Ha-ha, Longside, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
Ha-ha, Longside, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
18th-century landscape designers used the ha-ha as a device to exclude livestock from the immediate grounds of a house while preserving a view of the landscape from the house. A ha-ha often consists of a ditch backed by a wall and is invisible from a distance. The post and wire fence here suggests either no faith in 18th-century methods or ignorance or some other reason.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 1 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 23 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Boundary, Barrier  Park and Public Gardens  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Yorkshire Sculpture Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2810 1227 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.3745N 1:34.6079W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 28086 12280
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Ha-Ha  Parkland 

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